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Workshop on the Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes

Workshop on the Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes

01 November 2013
Skopje North Macedonia

The workshop focused on the legal and practical implications of accession to and implementation of the  Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes (Water Convention) and benefits offered by the Convention’s institutional platform for cooperation, as well as the complementary roles of the Convention and the European Union (EU) Water Framework Directive.
 

Documents

Documents ENG
Agenda PDF
List of participants PDF
Documents ENG
Agenda PDF
List of participants PDF

Presentations

Presentations ENG

Introduction to the Water Convention, its intergovernmental platform and work programme,
Ms. Dragana Milovanovic, Head of the Department of Strategic Planning, Management and International Cooperation in the Water Sector, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management, Republic of Serbia

PDF
Water Convention (Part I): obligations for all Parties,
Ms. Iulia Trombitcaia, Water Convention Secretariat, UNECE
PDF
Water Convention (Part II): obligations for Riparian Parties,
Ms. Iulia Trombitcaia, Water Convention Secretariat, UNECE
PDF

Implementation of the Water Convention, including its complementary role to the EU Water Framework Directive

 
(a) Experience of Estonia
Mr. Harry Liiv, Deputy Secretary General, Ministry of Environment, Estonia
PDF

(b) Experience of Serbia
Ms. Dragana Milovanovic, Head of the Department of Strategic Planning, Management and International Cooperation in the Water Sector, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management, Republic of Serbia

PDF

Experience in transboundary water cooperation in the Prespa Lake Basin,
Mr. Dimitar Sekovski, Project Manager of Restoration of Prespa lake Ecosystem, UNDP

PDF
Experience in transboundary water cooperation in the Ohrid Lake Basin and Drin River Basin,
Mr. Dejan Panovski, Watershed Bilateral Secretariat for the Lake Ohrid
PDF
Presentations ENG

Introduction to the Water Convention, its intergovernmental platform and work programme,
Ms. Dragana Milovanovic, Head of the Department of Strategic Planning, Management and International Cooperation in the Water Sector, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management, Republic of Serbia

PDF
Water Convention (Part I): obligations for all Parties,
Ms. Iulia Trombitcaia, Water Convention Secretariat, UNECE
PDF
Water Convention (Part II): obligations for Riparian Parties,
Ms. Iulia Trombitcaia, Water Convention Secretariat, UNECE
PDF

Implementation of the Water Convention, including its complementary role to the EU Water Framework Directive

 
(a) Experience of Estonia
Mr. Harry Liiv, Deputy Secretary General, Ministry of Environment, Estonia
PDF

(b) Experience of Serbia
Ms. Dragana Milovanovic, Head of the Department of Strategic Planning, Management and International Cooperation in the Water Sector, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management, Republic of Serbia

PDF

Experience in transboundary water cooperation in the Prespa Lake Basin,
Mr. Dimitar Sekovski, Project Manager of Restoration of Prespa lake Ecosystem, UNDP

PDF
Experience in transboundary water cooperation in the Ohrid Lake Basin and Drin River Basin,
Mr. Dejan Panovski, Watershed Bilateral Secretariat for the Lake Ohrid
PDF